Holiday Season in New York City

Big Apple Circus

The Big Apple Circus is a not-for-profit performing arts institution committed to kids and their families. Each year in the fall the Big Top comes to town, bringing the intimate and interactive environment of a one-ring circus to New York audiences. FMI call (212) 268-2500.


Radio City Christmas Spectacular Nov - Dec
This long-running staple stars the world-famous Rockettes. Ever wonder how they got that ice rink on stage? Beats me. Go and check it out for yourself. Playing at Radio City Music Hall (50th Street and Avenue of the Americas). For tickets, call (212) 307-1000 ($3.50 surcharge per ticket).


George Balanchine's The Nutcracker End of Nov-Dec
New York City Ballet does a fantastic Nutcracker. A favorite with New Yorkers, this show may sell out early. Playing at Lincoln Center (64th and Columbus). For tickets and information, call (212) 870-5570.


A Christmas Carol End of Nov-Dec
Playing at the Theater at Madison Square Garden (7th Ave btwn 32nd & 33rd Streets). For tickets, call (212) 307-1000.